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Woolworths partners with Origin to reward Aussies who use sustainable energy

Woolworths has launched a partnership with Origin Energy to create Australia’s first co-branded energy plan, providing Everyday Rewards points to customers for signing up and paying their electricity and gas.

Woolworths Group appoints new MD at Big W

Pejman Okhovat has been appointed the new MD of Big W, replacing David Walker who Woolworths Group has made its new chief risk officer.

Telco Circles Life teams with Woolworths Group

Singapore-headquartered digital-first telco Circles.Life has signed a distribution partnership with Woolworths Group, its first retail channel in Australia.

Woolworths’ distribution bid “opportunistic”: Ombudsman

Woolworth’s bid to acquire food distributor PFD has earned another detractor, with the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell officially opposing the move.

Woolworth refuges

Woolworths won’t be using JobMaker hiring credits

Woolworths has said it will not be partaking in the Government’s recently announced JobMaker hiring credit scheme, which allows businesses to receive subsidies for hiring Australians aged 35 and under.

Arnotts adds chili option to Tim Tam range

Arnott’s gives Tim Tams a chilli hit

Arnott’s has launched a chilli flavour to its Tim Tam range, bringing “heat” to the upcoming summer.

Woolworth refuges

Woolworths commits to help displaced refugees enter the workforce

Woolworths Group has committed to helping refugees to find work by integrating them into the business’ core operations, becoming the first Australian business to sign up to the international Tent Partnership for Refugees.

Woolworths launches first BBQ products range

Woolworths has introduced its first BBQ-product range made with Australian protein and veggies.

Townsville

Woolworths completes $12m Townsville DC expansion

Woolworths has unveiled its newly upgraded Townsville Regional Distribution Centre (DC) following the completion of a $12 million expansion.

Woolies’ PFD deal faces industry pressure as rivals band together

A number of food distributors have banded together to oppose Woolworths’ proposed $552 million majority acquisition of PFD Food Services.